Sam Heide

Principal | President
Sam Heide

Sam is the President of Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors. Sam oversees the day to day activities at Crawford Square. The firm, an affiliate of Wicker Park, presently manages and leases an extensive portfolio of commercial real estate all located in the Southeastern United States. Prior to his current roles, Sam spent 10 years as a leader with a retail-focused real estate firm which at its height managed a portfolio of more than eleven million square feet.

Sam is a board member of REV Birmingham, which partners with the business community and the City of Birmingham to create sustainable business districts in which people live, work and play and City Action Partnership (CAP), which is a nonprofit business improvement district established in 1995 to increase safety and help improve downtown Birmingham, Alabama. He is a graduate of Leadership  Birmingham and was named to the Birmingham Business Journal’s “Top 40 Under 40” in 2014.

Sam holds his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and a Masters of Science in Real Estate from Johns Hopkins University. Outside of the office, Sam enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. Sam can usually be found on the sidelines of a youth sporting event, trying out a new restaurant, traveling, or seeking out a new adventure.

"With our in depth knowledge of the Southeastern market and talented leadership team, we have been able to build a portfolio without compromising our quality deliverable or service. As we continue to grow, our focus will remain on the meticulous execution of each client’s business plan."